Vegetarian recipes that are anything but boring

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October 12, 2021
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Vegetarian recipes that are anything but boring

The tired trope of vegetarian food being boring couldn’t be further from the truth. Virtually every dish can be reimagined as vegetarian, and these recipes will prove it.

Stacker compiled a list of vegetarian recipes from Allrecipes. The meals herein are as diverse as curries, pizzas, open-faced sandwiches, and casseroles—and they’re anything but boring. Keep reading to discover healthy, vegetarian alternatives for your next Meatless Monday (or any other day of the week)

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Brown Rice Buddha Bowl

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 18 mins
- Total: 48 mins
- Servings: 3
- Yield: 3 servings
- Number of ingredients: 17
- Read more about the recipe here

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Vegetable Biryani (Tehri)

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 16 mins
- Additional: 20 mins
- Total: 51 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Fresh Pesto Pizza

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Total: 25 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 1 pizza
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Roasted Eggplant Lasagna

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Additional: 20 mins
- Total: 1 hr 45 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crazy Creamy Chickpea Curry

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 10 cups
- Number of ingredients: 20
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chef John's Shakshuka

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 16
- Read more about the recipe here

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Authentic Falafels

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Additional: 9 hrs
- Total: 9 hrs 40 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Pad Thai with Tofu

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Additional: 10 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 main-dish servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Stuffed Peppers My Way

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 40 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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California Melt

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 2 mins
- Total: 17 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 open-faced sandwiches
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Manicotti

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 75 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chili Rellenos Casserole

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Proper Pesto

- Prep: 10 mins
- Additional: 25 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Sean's Falafel and Cucumber Sauce

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Additional: 30 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 22
- Read more about the recipe here

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Homemade Mac and Cheese

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Quick Noodle-Veggie Bowls

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Emily's Excellent Taco Casserole

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Gnocchi I

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 3
- Read more about the recipe here

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Manicotti

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 75 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Authentic Mexican Chili Rellenos

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Additional: 15 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Eggplant Parmesan II

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 10
- Yield: 8 to 10 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Zucchini Patties

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 12 patties
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chili Rellenos Casserole

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crustless Spinach Quiche

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 30 mins
- Servings: 5
- Yield: 1 - 9x9 inch pan
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Easy Fried Eggplant

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 4
- Read more about the recipe here

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Homemade Four Cheese Ravioli

- Prep: 45 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 60 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 20 ravioli
- Number of ingredients: 19
- Read more about the recipe here

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Loaded Vegetarian Quiche

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 55 mins
- Additional: 5 mins
- Total: 80 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 1 deep-dish quiche
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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3 Cheese Enchiladas

- Prep: 40 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spinach Quiche

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 40 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 1 - 9 inch quiche
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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5-Ingredient Mexican Casserole

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 5
- Read more about the recipe here

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Zucchini and Cheese

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Zucchini e Pomodori Gratinati (Zucchini and Tomato Gratin)

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 1 9x12-inch dish
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Eggplant Parmesan Casserole

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 1 hr 5 mins
- Total: 1 hr 20 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 1 8x8-inch dish
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Portobello Mushroom Burgers

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Tomato Basil Penne Pasta

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Briam (Greek Baked Zucchini and Potatoes)

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
- Total: 1 hr 60 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 patties
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Easy Broccoli Quiche

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Stuffed Shells III

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 30 mins
- Servings: 10
- Yield: 1 9x13-inch dish
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Veggie Pizza

- Prep: 25 mins
- Additional: 2 hrs
- Total: 2 hrs 25 mins
- Servings: 16
- Yield: 16 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Cauliflower Cheesy Bites

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 cheesy bites
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spinach Enchiladas

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 5
- Yield: 5 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 5 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 baked potatoes
- Number of ingredients: 3
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spaghetti Squash I

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Authentic Saag Paneer

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spinach Lasagna III

- Prep: 35 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Additional: 15 mins
- Total: 1 hr 50 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 servings
- Number of ingredients: 16
- Read more about the recipe here

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Baby Spinach Omelet

- Prep: 6 mins
- Cook: 9 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 1
- Yield: 1 serving
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese

- Servings: 3
- Yield: 3 to 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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